Recording of Redemption and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Restorative Justice Conference

Part 1: Criminal Justice System Bishop Frank J. Dewane opens the day in prayer. Then Trudy Conway, one of Redemption and Restoration’s editors, shares stories from the development of the text and invite us into a journey through each of the three major sections of the book. CMN Executive Director, Karen Clifton moderates a discussion on the criminal justice system, talking with Tim Wolfe and Janine Geske. 

Part 2: Responsibility, Restoration, & Reform Msgr. Stuart Swetland speaks with Dr. Kathryn Getek Soltis, Fr. George Williams, S.J., and Vicki Schieber about the ways in which our Catholic faith and its foundational values of mercy, redemption, and reconciliation call us to this transformative way of living in right relationship with one another.

Part 3: Becoming Agents of Restoration CMN Director of Restorative Justice, Caitlin Morneau, Joe Cotton, Matt Cuff, and Bill Gaertner discuss how they put this call into action. The group explored opportunities for Catholics to engage with restorative justice practices and criminal justice reform in their local communities.

Redemption and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Restorative Justice Conference – Full Conference Recording

“Welcome”   2:39 -15:50
“Opening Prayer”   15:56 – 29:26
“Restorative Justice: Hope & Urgency”   29:43 – 1:04:15
“Part 1: Criminal Justice System”   1:04:45 – 2:12:42
“Part 2: Responsibility, Restoration, & Reform”   2:29:10 – 3:32:43
“Part 3: Becoming Agents of Restoration”   4:31:50 – 5:55:36
“Bringing Restorative Justice Home”   5:55:43 – 6:21:05
“USCCB Legislative Overview”  6:21:53 – 6:38:40
“Looking Forward”  6:38:49 – 6:48:40
“Closing Prayer”  6:48:48 – 6:50:20